History of Greek Food

Vases in the shape of a pomegranate

Since ancient times, the pomegranate has symbolized luck, fertility, abundance, life, and rebirth thus it is frequently encountered in ancient Greek cult and art.

Glass flask in the form of a pomegranate. Late Cypriot (1340BC-1200BC). Enkomi. British Museum. https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1897-0401-1052

There is an interesting article about the origin of the pomegranate vase. If you would like to read it, follow the link https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/uploads/media/hesperia/148339.pdf

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